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September 11, 1948

The Scientific Paper: How to Prepare It, How to Write It, A Handbook for Students and Research Workers in All Branches of Science

JAMA. 1948;138(2):166. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02900020062047

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This manual has gradually evolved from a small pamphlet into a useful work for those who wish to prepare a scientific paper. Added is a section on the use of the scientific library for research purposes. The recommendations follow, as no doubt they should, the principles of the Williams & Wilkins Company. The editorial staff of the American Medical Association is a little surprised that there is no reference whatever to the book called "Medical Writing," which covers somewhat the same ground with specific reference to medical contributions.

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